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Re: New per subarch 2.4.22 powerpc kernels, please test.

On Sat, Oct 04, 2003 at 10:10:52AM -0700, Chris Tillman wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 04, 2003 at 01:31:55PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > 
> > Anyway, please test and give feedback, before i upload, so we can have
> > all these powerpc subarches supported by debian-installer and debian as
> > of the sarge release.
> I successfully booted the powerpc-pmac kernel with quik on my
> oldworld, so apparently the size is not a problem for quik.
> However, it didn't load the modules. I had copied the modules into 
> /lib/modules/2.4.22-powerpc-pmac/
> As they had been unpacked on my newworld from the deb. But during
> boot, the kernel was looking in 
> /lib/modules/2.4.22-powerpc/
> and the uname of the kernel is also 2.4.22-powerpc, so they didn't
> get loaded. In /boot, the file name is vmlinux-2.4.22-powerpc-pmac .

Mmm, interesting, it seems i will have a look at the packages again.
Anyway, i think it is much preferable for them to be just
2.4.22-powerpc, as they are exactly the sames. 

More struggling with kernel-package in sight, sigh ...

Thanks for testing.


Sven Luther

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